WELCOME TO LANEY COLLEGE
Laney College

Construction Management Courses

Construction Management Courses

Construction Management Courses (Download PDF – 236kb)

 

Introduction to Construction Practices

Course Number: CONMT 10
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Analysis of trades and their roles in construction practices: This course is a foundational course for all other classes int eh CM Program. Sustainability and materials use application are discussed. Analysis of how construction jobs are organized, projects are developed and executed, and discussion of various construction practices for residential and commercial construction.

 

Construction Estimating I- Residential Projects

Course Number: CONMT 11
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Estimating residential building projects: Students learn how to develop , organize and complete a professional level residential estimate. Research of how materials and labor costs are determined, time management, and bidding strategies.

 

Uniform Building Codes I

Course Number: CONMT 12
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Uniform Building Code: Origin, rationale, legal basis, and application.

 

Mechanical Code Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 14
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Heating and cooling concepts: Terms, interpretation and analysis of charts and tables, mechanical code inspections, calculations of loads and demand.

 

Electrical Code Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 15
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Requirements for electrical code inspections: Currents, wiring, grounding, panel locations, conductor sizing, mounting devices, and inspection methods.

 

Plumbing Code Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 16
Units: 3
Class: 3 hour lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Requirements for plumbing code inspections: Fittings, gas consumption, below- and above-ground materials, clearances, gas pipe, water line, sewer, and inspection methods.

 

Seismic Code Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 17
Units: 2.5
Class: 2.5 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Requirements for new and retrofit buildings: Shear walls, diaphragms, hold-downs, high-strength bolts, bracing connections, welds, and fire sprinkler loads.

 

Construction Project Management I

Course Number: CONMT 18
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Survey and interpretation of components of the construction process: Management process, contracts and deliver methods, estimating, scheduling, network construction, project control, and cost and resource controls.

 

Construction Project Management II

Course Number: CONMT 19
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Prerequisite: Conmt 18
Description: Presentation of model construction projects: Computer programs usage, organized labor, total quality management, review of construction cases, job site administration, OSHA, project bidding, and procurement and closeout.

 

Blueprint Reading and Interpretation

Course Number: CONMT 20
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Principles of blueprint reading and interpretation: Concepts, development, and interpretation of working drawings for the builder, subcontractor, craftsman, superintendent, material supplier, owner, and specifications writer.

 

Construction Estimating II- Commercial Projects

Course Number: CONMT 21
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Prerequisite: CONMT 19
Description: Estimation of multi-unit buildings and small commercial projects: Interpretation of general conditions, plans, and specifications; labor costs; grade in overhead and profit; application of the critical-path method.

 

Uniform Building Codes II

Course Number: CONMT 22
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Prerequisite: CONMT 12
Description: Continuation of CONMT 12: Requirements of the Codes in residential and commercial construction.

 

State Contracting License Law

Course Number: CONMT 30
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: California state contractor laws: Rationale for laws, business and professional codes, the Contractor State License Board, advertising regulations, state bonding regulations, government codes, subletting, labor laws, California building standards, health and safety codes, CAL-OSHA, Workman’s Compensation Insurance, and mechanic’s liens.

 

Computer Applications in Contracting–Scheduling

Course Number: CONMT 31A
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Recommended preparation: Bus 219 or CIS 205 or equivalent
Description: Selected software for construction scheduling and management: Gantt chart, critical path, resource allocation, milestones, and report writing.

 

Computer Applications in Contracting–Business Management

Course Number: 31B
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Recommended preparation: Bus 219 or CIS 205
Description: Construction project-management business operations: Accounting, payroll, advanced construction project management, database management, suppliers management, and report writing.

 

Materials and Methods of Construction

Course Number: CONMT 32
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Applications and maintenance of construction materials: Strength, durability, and degree of fire resistance.

 

Construction Contracts and Specifications

Course Number: CONMT 40
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Legal nature of contracts: Subcontracts and their specifications, Master Format, documentations, defaults, remedies, negotiations, and arbitration.

 

 

Selected Topics in Construction Management

Course Number: CONMT 48GA-MZ
Class:  .5-9 units, 0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR)

Acceptable for credit: CSU ◆
Description: See section on Selected Topics.

 

Residential Building Codes for Carpenters

Course Number: CONMT 210
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Building codes applicable to the residential carpenter: Origin, rationale, legal basis, and application.

 

Building Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 230
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Description: Building inspections: Focus on areas requiring inspection with emphasis on the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) guidelines and preparation for the inspections licensing examination.

 

Selected Topics in Construction Management

Course Number: CONMT 248GA-MZ

Units: .5-9

Class: 0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR)

Description: See section on Selected Topics.

 

Occupational Work Experience in Construction Management

Course Number: COPED 466H
Units: 1-4

Class: hours to be arranged (GR)